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Boyzone to hold farewell concert in Surabaya

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The Jakarta Post

-  /  Wed, May 30, 2018  /  09:32 pm
Boyzone to hold farewell concert in Surabaya

The boyband has continued to be active in the past years, particularly when members of Boyzone teamed up with fellow veteran boyband Westlife to create the hybrid group Boyzlife. (

Irish boyband Boyzone is set to hold a concert at the Dyandra Convention Center in Surabaya, East Java, on August 23.

The concert will be part of Boyzone's farewell tour before they disband in 2019 after 25 years of making music together.

Members Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham, Shane Lynch and Keith Duffy are set to perform some of the band's biggest hits, including "No Matter What", "Love Me For A Reason" and "Every Day I Love You".

Formed in 1993, Boyzone went on to gain international fame and release 21 singles. Former member Stephen Gately passed away in 2009 due to a pulmonary edema resulting from an undiagnosed heart condition.

The band is also set to release a 25th anniversary album, in which UK singers Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are reportedly involved.

Read also: Boyzone to release new music, hold 25th anniversary tour

"As official promoter of the Boyzone concert in Surabaya, we are very confident that this concert will be a moment to remember," Star Media Nusantara (SMN) CEO Lina Priscilla said in a statement.

Ticket sellers BookMyShow Indonesia have already announced prices, with pre-sale tickets starting at Rp 550,000 (US$39.34) for Festival class and Rp 990,000 for Golden Priority Class.

The most expensive seats are the Diamond VVIP that cost Rp 1.95 million each. (liz/wng)